CVE-2021-3541

Published: 18 May 2021

A flaw was found in libxml2. Exponential entity expansion attack its possible bypassing all existing protection mechanisms and leading to denial of service.

Priority

Medium

Status

Package Release Status
libxml2
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (2.9.10+dfsg-6.7)
Ubuntu 21.04 (Hirsute Hippo)
Released (2.9.10+dfsg-6.3ubuntu0.1)
Ubuntu 20.10 (Groovy Gorilla)
Released (2.9.10+dfsg-5ubuntu0.20.10.2)
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal Fossa)
Released (2.9.10+dfsg-5ubuntu0.20.04.1)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Not vulnerable
(code not present)
Patches:
Upstream: https://gitlab.gnome.org/GNOME/libxml2/-/commit/8598060bacada41a0eb09d95c97744ff4e428f8e